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Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 March 2014

The Lodge staff very efficient and friendly. Especailly liked the relaxing atmosphere around the pool and the bar. Food was very good. Trips to the National Park interesting and took just a few minutes. Pool, bar and dining areas conducive to developing camaraderie with other guests. A delightful stay.

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 25 February 2014

We knew we were in Africa when we checked into this hotel. Traditionally decorated and wonderful staff. If this is your launch point to the Serengeti you won't be disappointed. There is a terrific horizon pool (but it was too cold for us to use it) and it seems all the public spaces and rooms have views of Lake Manyara....

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Ojen, Spain
Reviewed 18 February 2014

The pool will not soon be forgotten. The whole setting is beautiful and let's not to forget the staff:.: extremely friendly. The restaurant, however ande the too quick service around the dinner, gave unfortunately an idea of mass tourism

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Benahavis, Spain
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This is a very nice hotel, close to the Manyara Lake Game Park. Excellent facilities, very good food and service. However, getting there is not much fun as the access road from the highway is in very bad shape. Let's hope it will be fixed soon! I also found the game viewing first class (although not as good as in...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We stayed in 4 Serena hotels on our trip, this is the less recommendable. The rroms are ok, but watch out for a male baboon running through the camp to try to get food from the garbage tons. The view is great if you have an upstairs room -the pool has the best view, but was pretty cold in November,maybe...

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Fordyce, Arkansas
Reviewed 10 February 2014

We stayed at six different properties during our 12 day safari in Kenya/Tanzania, and while this was not a bad property, it was the weakest of the six. It is perched atop a high ridge overlooking the rift valley and Lake Manyara National Park. The view is nice from some spots, but ground floor rooms have their views completely obscured...

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oakham
Reviewed 5 February 2014

This was the second stop on our honeymoon and our favourite. We arrived to a very friendly welcome and baboons stealing food from the kitchen and being chased by staff. Food and wine first rate, pool and views fantastic. The entertainment we saw in the evening was perhaps the best we've seen ever, even the noisy noisy frogs didn't stop...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We loved everything about this lodge. The room, the infinity pool, the lounge, the food, the friendly staff...wish we could have stayed longer. I liked the security in the evening, walking us to our room. We swam in the infinity pool...what a view as well as refreshing. Lovely views and a comfy bed! Thankyou!

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Vancouver bc
Reviewed 3 February 2014

The hotel is on the edge of the Rift Valley overlooking Lake Manyara and its park in the distance. Infinity pool right on the edge. Rooms were attractive and comfortable. Only Buffet style meals making it definitely a stop for mass market and cruise type travellers.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Lake Manyara resort stay was excellent for us. We went there on a holiday, after a long day of safari, it was a great place to unwind and chill. The swimming pool had a spectacular view. Each of the rooms have excellent views and its lovely to see the sunrise/sunset hues sitting in the balcony. The room is very eco...

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Taking as its muse the glorious bird life of the fabulously soda-encrusted and pink flamingo-fringed...Lake Manyara, the swooping curves of this elegantly evocative lodge defy description. As do the soaring views over the Great Rift Valley, the rose-gold sunsets over the Mto Wa Mbu escarpment and the utterly unique tree climbing Lake Manyara lions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Address: Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Lake Manyara National Park
Price Range: $273 - $710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Manyara Serena Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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“Any where as all the rooms are good.”
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“Room with a view is recommended.”
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“Trees in the front obscure the view unless you've booked an upgraded room.”
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“All rooms are awesome!”
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